LBG Returners - Finance Manager - Reporting & Controls - CoE
We provide varied services from Cost Management, Risk framework and External Reporting to Tax and Impairments. We're currently looking for a candidate to help us provide high quality centralised finance support for the Group Transformation and Group Chief Information Office areas of the business.
Our proud culture of Building the Best Team in Finance and our subdivision promotes a positive, empowered culture. You'll enjoy contributing to a diverse and inclusive team and thriving in an innovative and exciting work environment!
As is most of the world, the entire team is currently working remotely and this is something we intend to carry on embracing into the future. The hub location of this role is Edinburgh, but we expect this role to work in a hybrid way, flexing between working from home and the office hub. We recognise that in order to attract the best people we need to be flexible - we know that 'normal' office hours aren't always doable! Whilst we can't accommodate every flexible working request, we're happy to be asked.
Why the Lloyds Banking Group Returners Programme?
If you've taken a career break for at least two years then you're eligible to apply to our award-winning Returners Programme at Lloyds Banking Group.
We're in the middle of a huge transformation to realise our ambition of building the bank of the future, whilst also fulfilling on our commitments to Helping Britain Recover.
If successful we'd put you through a 16 week programme, designed to re-integrate you back into your career and restore the skills and value you possess. After the programme we'd then look to the possibility of you securing a permanent role with us. The programme start date is likely to be end-September 2021
The role will have responsibility for accounting and control activities including but not exclusive to:
Own and maintain the Capital Assessment Tool (CAT) including any updates to the Capitalisation policy and providing oversight to total consolidated position. The CAT is a model which analyses project lifecycle costs and helps to identify what elements could be capitalised v's expensed.
Capturing and collation of standard inputs to calculate & post journals and accruals & prepayments. You'll work closely with other teams to ensure the accuracy of the figures we report.
You'll coach and support other members of the team to help them achieve, learn and grow.
We'd love to see a number of the below aspects in your background:
A track record showing your ability to drive continuous improvement by finding opportunities and implementing changes.
Communication and stakeholder management skills to enable you to represent our team with our wide variety of key partners
So what do we want to see in your style?
Firstly you're big on collaborating, quick to establish and build communities of meaningful relationships with a key players in Finance and wider.
These relationships you naturally nurture to ensure your diverse group of internal customers are comfortable their needs are being represented.
You'll also have a gift for clear communication to deliver consistent messages across your area of influence - negotiating effectively to ensure collective agreement.
And you'll be an effective decision-maker - using your analytical thinking and problem solving abilities to arrive at customer-centric decisions.
What we'll give you in return…
We'll help you get up to speed quickly within a supportive environment.
And we'll provide you with challenges that make a difference to real lives, along with the opportunity to work alongside committed people caring about innovating for our customers.
That's why our Returners Programme backs up our dedication to providing genuine equal opportunity and we'd also happily talk about working patterns outside the standard 9-5.
We'll also give you a fixed term contract with a regular salary and access to wider benefits.
So if you're ready to dust off those hard-won Accountancy skills then apply today and see where the programme will take you...we'd love to hear from you.